Congress Park

In May, 1859, General William Larimer and his son staked out a cemetery called Mount Prospect, two miles east of the existing Denver settlement. In reality, Mount Prospect belonged to … Read More


Named after the schools in the area, Cory-Merrill was once part of the Town of South Denver (which had boundaries along the South Platte River, Alameda Avenue, Colorado Boulevard and … Read More

Country Club

The Country Club neighborhood is bounded by University Boulevard, Cherry Creek, Downing Street, and 8th Avenue. Two main features of the neighborhood are the Denver Country Club and Country Club … Read More

East Colfax

The East Colfax neighborhood has roots dating back to the late 1850s, when a branch of Smoky Hill Trail brought gold seekers arriving by horse and wagon on what today … Read More


Central Englewood can be roughly divided into quadrants, with the x-axis being Hampden Avenue and the y-axis being Broadway. The northwest is the oldest section of the city, containing the … Read More

Federal Heights

The City of Federal Heights is a home rule city located in the Denver Metropolitan Region, roughly 12 miles northwest of downtown Denver.  Federal Heights was incorporated in 1940, encompasses … Read More

Five Points

Five Points was one of the earliest neighborhoods developed outside the original boundaries of the congressional land grant awarded to Denver in 1864. In the late 1860s, several additions to … Read More


The changing patterns of Globeville are inextricably bound up with the history of the community and its ethnic and religious groups. Globeville was established on ranch land purchased for that … Read More

Green Valley Ranch

Green Valley Ranch was annexed to Denver from Adams County in September 1973. The original annexation consisted of 3,078 acres, extending from Tower Road to Piccadilly Road and from 38th … Read More

Greenwood Village

The land of the Village has a long and proud history beginning with pioneers and Native Americans who first settled this area. During the 1860s, settlers came from the east … Read More


Its boundaries are Colfax Avenue to the north, 6th Avenue to the south, Colorado Boulevard to the west, and Holly Street to the east. The old locations of the University … Read More


The Hampden neighborhood in the far southeast of Denver is bounded by East Hampden Avenue, Havana Street, Yale Ave, and Interstate 25. The neighborhood is just northwest of Cherry Creek … Read More

Hampden South

The Hampden neighborhood in the far southeast of Denver is bounded by East Hampden Avenue, Havana Street, Yale Ave, and Interstate 25. The neighborhood is just northwest of Cherry Creek … Read More

Harvey Park

The neighborhood of Harvey Park is bordered by Hampden Avenue, South Sheridan and Lowell Boulevards, and West Jewell Avenue. The park (Harvey Park at Evans Avenue and Paxton Court) was … Read More

Harvey Park South

Prior to 1950, the present day neighborhood of Harvey Park South remained a primarily undeveloped portion of Arapahoe County. Only the presence of Loretto Heights College hinted at the development … Read More

Heritage Eagle Bend

Heritage Eagle Bend is a gated 45+ community in Aurora, Colorado. This active adult community is centered around an 18-hole golf course and 37,000 square-foot clubhouse. It enjoys gorgeous views … Read More


The West Highland neighborhood includes the northwestern part of what was the incorporated Town of Highlands. From its beginning as an elite suburb of the “unsavory” city of Denver in … Read More


The neighborhood is bordered on the west by Colorado Boulevard, on the north by Severn Ave. and on the south by East Alameda Avenue. The Eastern border is uneven, but … Read More

Jefferson Park

Jefferson Park includes part of the original Congressional grant of 1860, and part of the incorporated Town of Highlands which was annexed to Denver in 1896. General William H. Larimer … Read More

Lincoln Park

The neighborhood, which has about 7,000 residents, is one of Denver’s oldest and is just to the south of the area where Denver was first settled in the 1850s. Many … Read More